Photo Credit: Sheila Guevin
CVGC held a Standard Flower Show, County Fair, on Saturday, May 20th at Crofton Library. Our goal was to share our skills and knowledge of floral design, horticulture, and special garden club projects with the community. Several members received awards for their horticulture entries and design exhibits.
Award of Horticulture Excellence
Division I – Faye Tolliver - Planter
Award of Merit
Section A – Trish Demers - Plectranthus amboinicus 'Cuban Oregano'
Section B – Trish Demers - Amsonia hubrichtii ‘Blue Star Flower'
Section D – Camille DeVito - Heuchera ‘Palace Purple'
Section E – Sally Moore - Cornus kousa
Section F – Sally Moore - Euonymus 'Green Spire’
Grower’s Choice Award
Section G – Faye Tolliver - Planter
Division I – Camille DeVito - 6 Blue Ribbons
Award of Design Excellence
Division II – Barbara Emden - Roller Coaster Design
Section I – Cathy Gallagher - Carousel Design
Designer’s Choice Award (Section Award)
Section J – Barbara Emden - Roller Coaster Design
Show Chairman’s Design Award (Most Unique)
Division II – Lisa Houser - Ferris Wheel
Division II – Mary Beegle - Cake Walk
Youth Top Exhibitor Awards
Juniors (preschool-age 7) – Sydney Zvaleny
Intermediate (Age 8-12) – Lillie Johnson
Advanced (Age 13-18) – Samantha DeVan
Educational Top Exhibitor Award
Giving Gardners, Doris Smith, Kathy Puhak, Marcia Richard and Diane Stovel
In addition to the Top Exhibitor Awards listed above, there were 201 Blue, Red, Yellow, and White ribbons awarded.
Congratulations to all who participated!
JoAnn Cook, Flower Show Horticulture Consultant, and garden club members Rena Pogue and Bonnie Pavlak met at Linthicum Walks to collect boxwood for the CVGC flower show, County Fair, that will take place on Saturday, May 20th at Crofton Library from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.
Project Chair Camille DeVito and garden club members weeded, planted begonias and mulched the Blue Star Memorial Garden at Crofton Library.
Project Chair Don Pogue has spent many months preparing the Native Garden area for planting. Don and garden club members are making great progress with this new club project.
Dr. Bruce Peterjohn, Chief of the US Geological Survey Bird Banding Laboratory at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, provided an expert overview of the fascinating nature of the hummingbird at our May meeting. Members learned of the migration process and how to create an inviting and sustaining habitat. For information on how to create a hummingbird-friendly yard click the button below.
May Baskets adorn the homes of many CVGC members in celebration of May Day. Marcia Richard, Nancy Pervicall and Beverly Frye visited homes to take photos and acknowledge member participation.
Thank you to all who displayed a basket for the community to enjoy!
Congratulations to Paulette Heward, Marcia Richard and Pat Stevenson for their award winning designs and horticulture at the District II Daffodil Show.
Paulette (left) was awarded first place for her creative design and Marcia (right) was awarded second place for her creative design.
Pat was awarded two first place, two second place, one third place, and two honorable mention ribbons for the beautiful daffodils that she entered in the horticulture division.